AUDIO: How much should an ebook cost?

The US online retailer Amazon and French publisher Hachette are arguing over the cost of ebooks to those buying the products for their tablets and machines. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2014-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft will pay you $5 to buy an ebook -- even if your selection costs less than that

As the owner of a Kindle, I normally get all my ebooks from Amazon. It is a great experience, as not only can I read the book on my e-reader, but thanks to the Kindle app, my smartphone and tablet too. Quite frankly, I never considered getting an electronic book anywhere else. If you are a... Continue reading at Betanews

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Fixed Prices for Ebooks in Germany: At What Cost?

Germany will soon finalize fixed prices for ebooks, but questions remain about how this will affect various sales models and ebook adoption rates. The post Fixed Prices for Ebooks in Germany: At What Cost? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Germaine Greer: ebooks 'should cost pennies'

Writer Germaine Greer has said that ebooks should “cost pennies” and accused people... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon's Kindle MatchBook turns past print purchases into low-cost ebooks

It's yet another step in Amazon's merging of the physical and digital worlds—and another ploy for platform lock-in. Continue reading at PC World

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Apple ebook deal 'cost millions'

A deal between Apple and publishers to set the price of ebooks cost customers "hundreds of millions of dollars", a government lawyer claims. Continue reading at BBC World

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Faber Voices offers poetry ebooks with audio

Faber has launched a series of digital-only poetry ebooks being described as "a new way to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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AUDIO: 'Ebooks could threaten writing'

Booker Prize winning author Graham Swift believes digital publishing could threaten the livelihood of authors in the future because they are being paid too little. Continue reading at BBC News

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AUDIO: Are ebooks killing off paper books?

The Publishers Association have released new figures which explain how much damage ebooks are doing to their paper based alternatives. Continue reading at BBC News

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HarperCollins on Caedmon Digital Audio; Yale Press Audio on First Titles

Industry Notes: Timely moves as the coronavirus pandemic propels interest in e-formats and audio in particular: Yale opens its own audio shop and HarperCollins issues digital Caedmon classics. The post HarperCollins on Caedmon Digital Audio; Yale Press Audio on First Titles appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Blackstone Audio Buys Audio Editions

Ashland, Ore.-based Blackstone Audio has acquired Audio Editions, the Auburn, Calif., direct-to-consumer audiobook retailer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The ebook is dead. Long live the ebook

Reports that physical books are gaining ground at the expense of digital are just plain wrongHas the ebook had its day? If you’ve skimmed a newspaper over the past month you could be forgiven for thinking just that. “The physical book market is making a comeback after years of decline,”... Continue reading at The Guardian

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In the Studio with Macmillan Audio: Focus on Audio 2014

It’s six p.m., and I’m at John Marshall Media near Times Square in New York City, sitting in the recording booth where Kathleen McInerney has been narrating two audiobooks back-to-back for the past eight hours. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio on the Rise: Focus on Audio 2014

Preliminary sales estimates from the Association of American Publishers StatShot program showed that sales of digital downloads of audiobooks rose about 18% in 2013, while sales of physical audio were about even with 2012, a trend that is in keeping with what has been happening with physical and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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NY Mag Hires Editorial Director for Audio, Promotes 3 Others

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Koomson 'finds her Verity' as Gbeleyi lands audio role after open casting call

Maria Gbeleyi has been chosen as the voice of Verity Gillmare in the audio version of Dorothy Koomson’s new novel, All My Lies are True (Headline). The announcement follows an open casting call, "Find My Verity", designed to bring more black female voices into the world of audiobooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PA compiles audio reading list for parliamentarians

The Publishers Association has compiled a summer audio reading list for parliamentarians as it urges them to remove VAT on audiobooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ulverscroft acquires audio rights to Captain Tom's autobiography

Ulverscroft has acquired the large print, audio and download rights to Captain Tom Moore’s autobiography, Tomorrow Will Be a Good Day.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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NPR, APM and Vibenomics Make a Play for Audio at NewFronts

At the 2020 Digital Content NewFronts today, three companies presented about the future of audio--a visual sales pitch for an aural medium. National Public Radio and American Public Media's Marketplace each put their radio and podcast hosts front-and-center, selling reliable news and audience... Continue reading at AdWeek

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6 Free Children’s Ebooks on the Coronavirus

Give the little ones some tools to better understand this unprecedented event with these free children's books about coronavirus. Continue reading at Book Riot

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